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Re: how to setup mail server to use (Yahoo|Gmail) smtp servers

H.S. wrote:
> Hello,
> I am tying to see which mail server to install so that I can send emails
> via scripts using Gmail (preferable) or Yahoo smtp servers.
> I haven't setup email servers yet. Which one I go for (on Debian and
> Ubuntu)? Exim4, postfix, or perhaps msmtp? The last one I learned from here:
> http://phosphorusandlime.blogspot.com/2008/05/ubuntu-command-line-email.html
> If people have done this kind of stuff before, any insights or points I
> should keep in mind? The objective is to send emails unattended via scripts.

exim and postfix are overkill if you just want to send mails to a
smarthost. msmtp could do the job; another option is esmtp.

The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an
open doorway with an open mind.
		-- E. B. White


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